Junk Food for Gaza: Israel Easing Blockade

Israel signaled a partial easing of its three-year long economic blockade of the Hamas-run Gaza Strip Wednesday, announcing that potato chips, fruit juices, Coca Cola, cookies and other snack foods would be allowed in starting next week. But there is still no relaxation on the transfer of the raw materials Gazans and aid agencies claim are desperately needed to rebuild the coastal territory's shattered infrastructure. Things like cement, spare parts for cars, electrical appliances and other...Full Story
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